Saturday, March 8, 2014

The First week of Autumn

The  weather in South Australia has been glorious...perfect for long drives and gardening
This is a sweet little vintage bridal headpiece for my collection .

I now have 6  and they are so sweet in an all white bedroom

This piece of old ribbon is so pretty, it was in drawer in an old dressing table at Vinnies with other tatty lace

In the garden this week we have started reshaping the back yard as we are able to have a bonfire on the 1dt of April . All the unattractive conifers and golden diosmas are being chainsawed as I speak

 (Mr VL 's head in there with a chainsaw)


The Juniper was a monster....

We found  a soccer ball under it. All that stuff in front of the Prunus trees is branches from the one bush. The golden diosma is going to God this afternoon too!
 Low growing attractive perennials will be across the edge of the lawn by next spring. And the flagpole is coming down.

Early morning

Clematis on the verandah

At least the clean washing wasn't in there this time!

Linking up with :

The Dedicated House
A Living Space
Knick of Time
French Country Cottage
Ivy and Elephants
Common Ground
The Colorado Lady
Shabby Art Boutique
The Thrifty Groove
Chic on a Shoestring
Country Farm Home
My Romantic Home
Sir thrift-a-lot
Rose Vignettes
Rooted in Thyme
My Charmed Home
Blackbird Has Spoken
Elizabeth & Co
 The North End Loft
Finding Fabulous
A Revisionary Life 
Natasha in Oz 
From my Front Porch to Yours


  1. Your bridal headpieces are gorgeous - so pretty. Lovely clematis - it looks very healthy. You'll have fun planting up the borders once the conifers have gone - that'll be a big bonfire! Have a good weekend. X

  2. Your garden aways looks so very pretty, it must be a nice place to work in.

  3. Hello Meg:

    All those wonderful items in your White Bedroom look so very, very pretty. And isn't it terribly therapeutic to be rid of things in the garden which have either outgrown their allocated space or, more usually, one has ceased to love?

    Jó hétvégét!

  4. per usual, the photos of your yard and vistas are dreamy.
    I have never seen bridal headpieces in any thrift store...
    I always love a photo of your cat...

  5. The bridal headpiece is stunning. you'll have to share your whole collection together.

  6. I'm with Zara. I would love to see the whole collection!

  7. Your bridal headpieces are gorgeous! I LOVE them.
    A girl after my own heart. I have been collecting them for years.
    Wonderful garden photos! Lovely clematis.
    It's still cold enough here we could have a bonfire, too.
    Lovely post. Thank you for sharing.

  8. It all looks so lovely! I want to take a walk in your yard! My kitty does the same thing WITH the clean wash in there! What a pretty collection of head pieces....a unique collection to have.

  9. Wow, you have an amazing view!
    Love that headpiece ... so pretty.
    M x

  10. Love your bridal head pieces, I collected them and tiaras at one time also and selling mine in my etsy shop this week.
    I can't wait for our spring time to get here and I am hoping my clematis made it through our hard cold winter

  11. beautiful. Love the bridal head piece. Your yard is amazing, so pretty!! Happy VTT

  12. So much beauty on this post, I hardly know what to discuss first. Your vintage bridal pieces are so lovely and you garden is as well and has such spectacular views!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  13. I never had anything like those bridal headpieces. They are so elegant. I love your garden.

  14. So, so pretty! Do you have a full shot of your all white bedroom? I'd love a snoop! xx

  15. What a pretty and unique collection of bridal pieces! I love the way you have them displayed.
    Your garden is going to be spectacular, as are the views! Love it!
    Thanks for sharing with us.

  16. The Bridal headpieces are stunning! Thank you for sharing at TTF!


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